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Finalists for B.C. Non-Fiction Prize

Rape, referendum, climate change among topics of B.C. Non-Fiction finalists

  • Dec 10th, 2014

Part I: Mental Health for Children and Youth – How to Get the Help You Need

Dr. David Smith says 13 per cent of B.C. youth experience a mental health issue every year – 83,700 children under age 19.

Ebola fighters named Time Person of the Year

Ebola fighters named 2014 Person of the Year by Time magazine

  • Dec 10th, 2014
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    VIDEO: How To Cook Lobster, by Matt Dean Pettit

    The author of a new cookbook on Canada's favourite crustaceans gives a quick how-to demo from his Toronto restaurant.

    Self-harm numbers way up among teens

    New report says hospitalizations for self-harm way up among teens

    • Nov 18th, 2014

    Survey finds people text and drive knowing dangers

    Survey finds most people aware of dangers of texting and driving, yet many do it anyway

    • Nov 5th, 2014

    VIDEO: Destination BC’s new ad campaign promotes province’s ‘Wild Within’

    In a new, 3-minute YouTube video, B.C.'s tourism bureau kicks off its Super, Natural British Columbia campaign...

    Lt. Governor joins call to adopt (with video)

    "What I never knew is how much they would take care of me," Judith Guichon says of her experience raising four adopted children

    ICYMI: Victoria, B.C. is the 3rd friendliest city in the world

    According to readers of Conde Nast, the B.C. capital is the friendliest city to visit in North America, behind only Melbourne and Auckland

    Tofino’s Wolf in the Fog best new restaurant

    Tofino's Wolf in the Fog best new restaurant; Ayden in Saskatoon people's choice

    • Oct 23rd, 2014

    Travel: What Should I Do In Cambodia? (VIDEO)

    YouTube travel channel SundayFundayz lays out their Top 10 activities for Cambodia, including Angkor Wat and the Killing Fields

    Toronto cracks Lonely Planet’s Top 10 for ‘Best in Travel 2015’ guide

    In its annual 'Best in Travel' series, Lonely Planet gave props to Singapore, Argentina and Milan, but shut Canada out of its Best Countries

    Canadians hail de la Renta as fashion force

    Canadians remember 'gracious' Oscar de la Renta as a force in fashion industry

    • Oct 21st, 2014

    Tunisia Tops Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Budget Destinations for ‘Best in Travel 2015’

    South Africa finished second and Shanghai finished third, with the only 'value' European countries being Portugal and Romania.

    Carr’s works heading for London exhibit

    Emily Carr's artistic works to star in exhibit in London next month

    • Oct 8th, 2014

    VIDEO: Emily Carr paintings en route from Victoria to London

    Carr's works will be leaving the Royal B.C. Museum temporarily to a fall exhibit in England.

    Ebola case drives North Americans to Google

    Googling Ebola: North Americans hunt for virus info after continent's first case

    Cities want authority to break car windows

    Only police and SPCA constables have authority to enter cars or other private property to free an overheated dog

    Why You Should Stay In a Hostel In Europe, Not a Hotel

    Cities like Lisbon, Budapest, and Krakow have turned to hosting clean, stylish hostels to entice frugal young travellers.

    Ranked: The Best Hostels in Europe and the World

    HostelBookers.com has released its list of the top three hostels in every continent, with Portugal sweeping Western Europe...

    • Sep 20th, 2014